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Contracts, sales/commercial paper, legal philosophy, bankruptcy, secured transactions, commercial law (sales), jurisprudence

Steven D. Walt

Percy Brown, Jr., Professor of Law
Class of 1948 Professor of Scholarly Research in Law

J.D., Yale Law School, 1988
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1984
M.A., University of Chicago, 1978
B.A., Kalamazoo College, 1976

Steven D. Walt joined the faculty after visiting for one year as a professor of law from the University of San Diego. He teaches contracts, sales/commercial paper, legal philosophy, bankruptcy and secured transactions.

A cum laude graduate of Kalamazoo College, Walt holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Chicago. He earned his J.D. from Yale in 1988 and was an associate professor at the University of San Diego for three years. He has received several academic awards, including a Whiting National Fellowship in the Humanities. In addition, he has been a visiting research scholar at Nuffield College, Oxford University, and an Amoco Foundation Term Assistant Professor of Legal Studies at the Wharton School. He is a member of the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy.

Scholarship Profile: Jurisprudence at the Level of Legal Rules (Virginia Journal 2012)

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